Archives: Landlord and tenant – residential

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Renting homes – Wales

May 2022 | Landlord and tenant – residential

We reported in our February 2022 edition (p28) on the fact that the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 will come into force on 15 July 2022. All social and private tenants will see some changes. The Welsh government website sets out the big picture: Tenants Under the new law, tenants and licensees will become ‘contract-holders’. …

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Service charge – long lease

May 2022 | Landlord and tenant – residential

The CA has heard an appeal from the UT (Lands Chamber) concerning service and administration charges under a long residential lease. More specifically, it involved issues as to: Whether time is of the essence in relation to the lease’s interim service charge provisions. The CA held that, on the facts, the presumption against time being …

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